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Discovering music – twitter style

I’ll never forget the day I discovered the Boomtown Rats.  I found The Fine Art of Surfacing one day in the bargain cassette bin of the local Sam Goody store (remember them?).  My hard-earned cash from the morning paper route

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Mid-east editor leaving CNN

Another cautionary tale for journalists everywhere:  watch what you say, blog, tweet, etc. especially if you cover a controversial topic like the Middle East. Last month, veteran reporter Helen Thomas retired after saying that Jews should get out of Palestine. 

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Social Media is here to stay

There’s no doubt that social media – and all electronic based media – are changing the way we do many things.  The folks at Socialnomics do an excellent job explaining how: Since I’ve left public radio, the way I listen

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